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Diving at Maldives

Scuba Diving around the Maldives has recently become hugely popular among the diving community. The hundreds of isolated and deserted Islands offer an enormous playground for divers to explore.

Between the Islands, there are channels connecting the Indian Ocean to the Lagoons. This water coming from the ocean is full of plankton and nutrients which, in turn, attracts an incredible marine life. The hard corals are beautiful in Maldives but what makes it so special is the high density of marine life!

You are likely to be able to spot Eagle Rays, Napoleon Wrasses, lots of pelagic fishes such as the Giant Trevally or the Barracuda, the magnificent Manta Rays and different kind of Sharks!

You will also encounter the Whitetip and the Grey Reef Shark, and if you are very lucky the rare Hammerhead Shark and or Tiger Shark! The best Attol for big pelagic fishes is called the Addu Atoll and its the only Atoll where you can dive with Manta Rays whole year round.

The water is very clear around Maldives and you can expect a visibility ranging from 20 to 40 meters. That combined with the amazing marine life, makes Maldives an excellent destination for Underwater Photography.


Addu Atoll

One of the best reasons to scuba dive the Addu Atoll in the Maldives is because you can find Manta rays year round.
The Addu Atoll is the southernmost atoll in the Maldives. Scuba diving the Addu Atoll is a truly unforgettable experience that stands out from the rest in the Maldives.

Whether you’re a beginner or a very experienced scuba diver, the Maldives are just one part of the world that offers a large number of diverse dive sites that cater to every individual scuba diver’s needs and desires for underwater adventure and beauty.

With warm, clear waters and abundant marine life have made the Maldives one of the top scuba diving destinations on the planet.

Turquoise lagoons that are full with life, colorful coral reefs that rival some of the best in the world, and a breath-taking parade of fish species make this the premier location for scuba diving in the Maldives.

Addu Atoll is home to an array of dive sites, all with their own unique features. From wreck dives to drift dives and reef dives, there are plenty of things to see and enjoy, no matter what level of experience you have gained thus far in your scuba diving career, including multiple species of sea turtles and rays to schools of small and large tropical fish and impressive sharks and coral reefs.


The top 3 dve sites in Addu Atoll

Addu Manta Point

A cleaning station in Maa Kandu, Manta Point offers an incoming current in the morning, making it a reliable spot to see reef mantas for a couple of hours a day. This cleaningstation is the only Manta cleaning station in Maldives where we can encouter 12 months a year Manta Rays, during the East and West Monsoon.

British Loyalty Wreck

With The British Loyalty wreck jus within a 15 minuets boat trip from Maradhoo harbor, we do have the biggest wreck on Maldives, as a Second World War wreck, 130 meters long at 31 meters depth this is the best and longest wreck to explore in Maldives. The British Loyalty sunk on 5th January 1946.

Bodu Hoholha

The best wall dive in Addu Atoll, with a top reef started at 5 meter and then the reef drops till 80 meter in the blue, with several overhangs at 30 mad 40 meters covered with purple soft corals is this dive site one of the best in the Deep South ofMaldives. Finish your dive at Turtle Point with the huge green trurtles passing by.


Deep down you want the best;
Aquaventure Team

Addu Marine Life